Special Deputy Marshal William "Bill" Arnold

Special Deputy Marshal William "Bill" Arnold

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, March 17, 1898

William "Bill" Arnold

Special Marshal Arnold was shot and killed while he and the deputy marshal were arresting a man for drunk and disorderly conduct in Claremore, Oklahoma. Special Marshal Arnold had put a handcuff on one of the man's wrists when the man pulled out a .44 caliber pistol with his free hand and shot Special Marshal Arnold in the face, killing him. The deputy marshal returned fire and killed the suspect.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 17, 2010

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